Diana J. Nehro

Chair, Cross-Border Practice Group

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Diana Nehro is the Chair of the Cross-Border Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins.  Diana assists clients in efficiently and effectively managing international labor and employment issues in an ever-expanding global economy. She has experience in advising multinational clients in connection with the establishment and management of international workforces, including the preparation and enforcement of personnel policies and employment agreements, compensation and benefits, litigation avoidance and strategy, as well as general corporate matters germane to employers conducting business abroad.

As chair of the Cross-Border Practice Group, Diana leads a growing team of highly-specialized, US-based attorneys who are uniquely experienced in employment-law matters worldwide, including advising clients on all areas of managing a local workforce, including onboarding, employment agreements, statutory entitlements, variable compensation plans, employee handbooks, and codes of ethics and conduct, payroll tax and permanent establishment concerns, policies and procedures, incentive compensation plans and restrictive covenants and terminations, including severance benefits and independent contractor agreements, and labor-related merger and acquisition issues.  Diana also partners closely with Ogletree’s offices in Mexico City, London, Toronto, Berlin and Paris to provide a full array of cross-border legal services to global clients.

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Some recent examples of Diana’s relevant experience include:




Dominican Republic





Costa Rica




Multi-Jurisdictional Projects

Global Mobility

Independent Contractors

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Diana was a member of the Office of General Counsel of IDB Bank, in New York City, where she served as an Associate General Counsel, First Vice President. In this role, Diana was responsible for international and domestic labor and employment matters, litigations, arbitrations and investigations. During her career, she has broadened her global experience by handling a full range of employment issues throughout Latin America and in the Middle East, including managing employment litigations, negotiating, preparing and enforcing employment and severance agreements and personnel policies and procedures; and counseling all levels of management in connection with compensation and benefits, employee performance and terminations, discrimination, harassment, corporate structure and tax matters, as well as working effectively with local counsel.

Diana clerked for the Honorable Roderick Ireland of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. While in Law School, she was a Notes Editor for the Southern California Law Review.


Admission to Practice

Professional Activities

  • New York City Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association


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